Horned Puffin

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D
8321928/1000000 sec. / ISO 800
State/Province/Region
Alaska
Nearest Area
Kenai Fjords NP
Town
Seward
Notes

Canon EOS 5D; Canon EF 200-400mm @ 383mm; Handheld, on a boat; RAW capture: f/29 @ 1/320 sec; ISO 800; Auto exposure; Partial metering; Auto WB

Description

The horned puffin is an auk, similar in appearance to the Atlantic puffin; this bird's bill is yellow at the base and red at the tip. It is a pelagic seabird that feeds primarily by diving for fish. It nests in colonies, often with other auks. This specimen was encountered in Resurrection Bay, near Seward, Alaska.

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Date Added
March 13, 2017
Date Taken
March 13, 2017